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Albany Medical Center Pharmacy Tech I in Albany, New York



Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Salary Range: Min. $18.00/hr - Max $21.60/hr

The Pharmacy technician assists and supports the pharmacists. Technicians order and stock medications, transport medications, prepare medications under the supervision of a pharmacists, participate in the coordination of medication distribution. The Technician utilizes medication packaging and dispensing machines and other technologies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist pharmacists by performing routine duties that do not require professional judgment.

  • Maintain patient profiles and other records

  • Handle intra- and inter- departmental requisitions

  • Handle stock receipt/storage/control

  • Package and label medications

  • Assist in preparation of medications

  • Deliver medications

  • Clean and maintain Pharmacy environment and equipment

  • Operate drug dispensing, packaging and preparation machinery / equipment

  • Answers and appropriately handles telephone calls to pharmacy

  • Completes appropriate documentation

  • Work with computer-based applications

  • Train and orient staff


  • High School Diploma/G.E.D. - required

  • Functional mathematics skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Good customer service skills

  • Good work practices

  • Able work efficiently and accurately in a dynamic and complex environment.

  • Self- initiating

Physical Demands

Standing - Constantly

Walking - Constantly

Sitting - Rarely

Lifting - Frequently

Carrying - Frequently

Pushing - Occasionally

Pulling - Occasionally

Climbing - Occasionally

Balancing - Occasionally

Stooping - Frequently

Kneeling - Frequently

Crouching - Frequently

Crawling - Occasionally

Reaching - Frequently

Handling - Frequently

Grasping - Frequently

Feeling - Constantly

Talking - Constantly

Hearing - Constantly

Repetitive Motions - Constantly

Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Constantly

Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!​

Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.

This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

Access to information is based on a “need to know” and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Albany Med is the centerpiece of medicine, research, and medical education in New York’s CapitalRegion and is the area's largest private employer with more than 10,000 employees.

Albany Med offers excellent career opportunities in a wide range of roles in both patient care andadministration. We value all our staff members and offer outstanding employee benefits including:

  • Excellent health care coverage (http://albanymedcareers.com/benefits/employee-health-%20benefits/) with lower copays at most Albany Med providers.

  • A wide array of services and programs to support emotional, physical, and mental wellbeing (http://albanymedcareers.com/benefits/employee-advantages/)

Anchored in the state’s historic capital city, Albany Med offers a full range outpatient and inpatient careand is home to the region’s largest hospital, only Level 1 trauma center, and only children’s hospital. Thedowntown campus also offers opportunities at Albany Medical College.

Albany Med partners with Columbia Memorial Health, Saratoga Hospital and Glens Falls Hospital to form the Albany Med Health System, serving more than three million people over 25 counties.